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Table 7 Self-reported winning and losing ratios: differences according to current primary sports and current level of competition

From: Profiling Combat Sports Athletes: Competitive History and Outcomes According to Sports Type and Current Level of Competition

   n Wining ratio (1) Losing ratio (2)
M SD M SD
Current primary sport:
F (6, 290):
(1)= 1.34, p= .24;
(2) 1.36, p= .23.
MMA 30 65.10 29.36 29.30 28.11
MT/KB 46 62.73 27.55 31.44 23.94
Boxing 61 64.99 30.12 29.99 27.29
BJJ 58 61.52 23.55 34.90 22.57
Wrestling 43 69.89 19.19 30.03 19.25
Judo 26 61.80 21.20 37.69 21.28
TSS 34 54.30 30.97 41.82 31.17
Current level of competition: F (2, 294):
(1)= 1.41, p= .25;
(2)= 1.92, p= .15.
Amateur 115 61.82 30.00 31.43 26.56
Regional/state 99 61.30 25.24 37.23 25.14
Elite 84 67.28 22.45 30.61 22.32
  1. Notes: M mean, SD standard deviation, MMA mixed martial arts, MT/KB Muay Thai/kickboxing, BJJ Brazilian jiu-jitsu, TSS traditional striking sports
  2. Superscripts indicate where Bonferonni adjusted pair-wise tests indicated group differences, with scores in bold indicating the lowest scores in pairwise differences. (1) TSS and boxing (d= 0.67, medium effect), MT/KB (d= 0.83. large effect) and MMA (d= 0.90, large effect)
  3. Two-way ANOVAs (current primary x current level: F(12, 276) were non-significant for (1)= 0.61, p= .83; (2)= .65, p= 80